Named Scholarships

Marilyn Graham Abbady Scholarship Fund
This fund was established in 1996 in memory of Marilyn Graham Abbady ’55, by her family and friends to support tuition assistance. Marilyn enrolled in The Baldwin School in 1946. The school and the memory of her years there assumed a permanent place in her heart. She remained an involved and supportive alumna until the end of her life. As a scholarship student herself, her family felt it fitting to honor her memory by making it possible for another young woman to have the benefit of a similar education. 

The Amsterdam Scholarship Fund
Drs. John and Alice Amsterdam established this fund in 2003 to honor Julia ’16 and Alexis ’92. The fund reflects the family’s gratitude for being able to provide their daughters with a Baldwin education and their desire to make this experience possible in perpetuity for future generations of Baldwin women and girls. 

The Dale Kimble Ausbrook Fund 
This fund was established in 1979 by Maxine Gibson Haneman in memory of her daughter Dale Dale Kimble Ausbrook ’51, to provide tuition assistance to a student in the Upper School. 

Shirley Oakes Butler Scholarship
To honor and perpetuate the memory of Shirley Lewis Oakes Butler ’47, classmate Dr. Eugenie Havemeyer ’47 has endowed a fund to assist an Upper School student who has exhibited the potential to be a “cosmopolite” or citizen of the world. As an outstanding student while at Baldwin, Shirley was president of her class and the editor of the Hourglass in addition to being a varsity athlete. She was co-founder of the international merchant bank, Butlers’ Bank Ltd. in the Bahamas and founder of General Bahamian Companies Ltd. where she was president and chairman. Shirley was a humanitarian and a true citizen of the world who championed the underdog and people with potential but not means. 

Dewey Family Scholarship
The Dewey Family Scholarship was established in 1996 by Margaret Dewey Hicks ’55 to underwrite the tuition expenses of a deserving Middle School student.

Edward E. Ford Foundation Scholarship
This fund provides need based financial aid to a deserving Upper School student in an effort to increase the School’s socio-economic diversity. This fund has been supplemented by additional grants in 1985 and 1992. 

The Global Fund for Girls
In honor of their 50th reunion, the Class of 1960 established the Global Fund for Girls. This fund provides assistance to students with financial need to be able to participate in Baldwin’s global initiatives specifically, travel/living expenses associated with opportunities abroad.

Garic Hadley Scholarship
In honor of her mother, Marjorie Garic Thomas, Linda A. Hadley ’81 established this scholarship in 1998 to underwrite the scholarship support of a Middle or Upper School student.

The Albert M. Greenfield Foundation Scholar
The Albert M. Greenfield Foundation Scholarship was established in 1994, in honor of Carlotta Greenfield Howard ’38, the daughter of Mr. Albert M. Greenfield. Income from this fund provides tuition assistance to a Baldwin student. 

Rachel Funk Jenkins ’44 Scholar Athlete
This fund was established in 1998 to honor former Board Chair, Rachel Funk Jenkins ’44, who was also a Physical Education teacher at Baldwin for 10 years. Income from the scholarship will be used to recruit deserving young scholar athletics to Baldwin.

Rebecca Trent Kirkland Scholarship
Dr. Rebecca Trent Kirkland ’60 created this scholarship in 1983 in honor of selection as Baldwin’s Alumnae Award winner. Dr. Kirkland is an internationally known endocrinologist and Professor of Pediatrics at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, TX. This fund provides tuition assistance to a student in the Upper School.

Julia MacBean Scholar
This scholarship was established in 1980 as a memorial to Julia MacBean by her friends and family. The interest is to be used to provide tuition assistance with preference given to students in the Lower School.

The Mater Scholarship Fund for Financial Aid
The Mater Scholarship Fund for Financial Aid was established in memory of Virginia Light Aiguier, mother of Antoinette Aiguier Pearman '42 and Eugenie Aiguier Havemeyer '47 and great grandmother of Anne A. Trott '97, Christine A. Trott '98 and Eugenie D. Trott '98. This fund is provided by her children, grandchildren, and special friends to assist in tuition assistance.

The Anne Hogg Penick Class of 1975 Scholarship Fund
To honor their 30th reunion, the Class of 1975 established The Anne Hogg Penick Class of 1975 Scholarship Fund in memory of their classmate, Anne. This fund provides financial aid support to a deserving student who demonstrates academic excellence. 

Ross-Brooks Scholarship
Mr. and Mrs. Robert T. Brooks established this scholarship in 1984 in memory of Mrs. Brooks’ grandparents, Hannah Elizabeth Holmes Ross and Jessie Waterman Brooks, who were both teachers. This fund is used to provide tuition assistance for a student in the Upper School.

Rowland Family Scholarship
Elizabeth Atchley Rowland ’64, in honor of her mother Barbara Welch ’34 and her aunts Martha Welch Atchley ’37 and Anne Welch Viner ’42, established the Rowland Family Scholarship in 2006, to provide tuition assistance to a qualified young woman.

Salmon Foundation Scholarship
The Salmon Foundation scholarship was established in 1999. Income from the endowment is to be used to provide tuition assistance to a student or students of color attending the school. 

The Kathleen Compton Sherrerd and John J. F. Sherrerd Scholarship Fund
This fund was established in 1986 by Kathy Compton Sherrerd, class of '50, and her husband Jay to assist in tuition assistance to deserving students.

Abigail Adams Silvers M.D. Scholarship
This scholarship was established in 2005 in memory of Abigail Adams Silvers ’52 by her loving family and friends. As the winner of the 2002 Alumna Lifetime Achievement Award, Gail was committed to The Baldwin School, her classmates and the belief that young women deserve a stellar education regardless of their financial capability. The fund will provide tuition assistance to an Upper School student.

The Elizabeth Odell Smith Memorial Scholarship Fund
This fund was established by the family and friends of Elizabeth Odell Smith ’27, in her loving memory and recognition of her abiding interest in the School and contribution to both a student and as a teacher. Income generated by the fund provides tuition assistance to a winner of an annual competitive academic scholarship examination, with preference given to an Upper School student. 

The Blair Danzoll Stambaugh Fund for Financial Aid
In honor of the retirement of Blair D. Stambaugh, sixth Head of School, this scholarship was established to cover tuition need as well as expenses with books, uniforms and student’s class ring. Bringing young girls to Baldwin, regardless of their financial capability was a mission close to Blair’s heart. 

Steppingstone Scholarship Fund
This fund was established anonymously in 2007 to provide tuition assistance to a student from the Steppingstone program.

Jessie H. Sullivan Scholarship
Established in 1998 by Peter and Virginia Sullivan Carry ’64, the Jessie H. Sullivan Scholarship was created in memory of Virginia’s mother, who was an elementary school teacher, to provide assistance to a student in the Lower School.

Alex Wake Scholarship
Alexandra Wake was a freshman at the Baldwin School when she was prematurely taken from our midst. Alex was a joyful and vibrant member of the community and an enthusiastic participant in school activities, including the Cross Country and Winter Track Teams. In her honor, Baldwin has established the Alex Wake ’05 Memorial Scholarship Fund. The purpose of this endowed fund is to assist a qualified young woman such as Alex in the pursuit of a college preparatory education at the Baldwin School. It is supported through an annual 5K Walk/Run and individual donations.